Recap - Jaguars Defeat Houston 31-24
|Recap - Jaguars Defeat Houston 31-24|
David Garrard was good for 342 yards through the air on Sunday as the Jaguars got past the Texans by a score of 31-24 at EverBank Field.
Bettors who backed the Jaguars were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 1 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 48.5.
Maurice Jones-Drew rushed for 100 yards, while David Garrard added 35 yards in the win. Mike Thomas and Zach Miller added 149 and 79 receiving yards respectively.
Arian Foster rushed for 56 yards for Houston, while Matt Schaub added 14 yards. Matt Schaub threw for 314 yards for the Texans, while receivers Andre Johnson and Kevin Walter had 146 and 90 yards respectively.
Houston was outgained by Jacksonville 491-395 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 29-20 by the Jaguars.
Houston lost the time of possession battle 35:23/24:37, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Jacksonville looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Browns. The Texans will aim to get back on the winning track at New York.